Beginning new projects

As discussed in Chapter 1, you can choose from a number of options that control what occurs when you begin a new project in Delphi. In a default installation of Delphi, opening a new project displays a blank form, based on the Blank Project template. You can change this default behavior in several ways. By changing Gallery options, (setting Gallery options is discussed on page 124) you can

  • Specify the default new project to be one of the other Delphi Project Templates, including any project you have created and saved as a Project Template. (Saving a project as a Project Template is discussed on page 126.)
  • Specify the default new project be started from one of the Delphi Project Experts. For more information about Project Experts, search the online Help system under Experts.
  • Specify that the default new form be one of the Delphi Form Templates, including any form you have created and saved as a Form Template. (Saving a form as a Form Template is discussed on page 126.)
  • Specify that the default new form be one of the Delphi Form Experts.

The following section discusses how to begin a new project from one of the non-default Delphi Project Templates. "Customizing project options" on page 123 describes how to set your preferred project options or modify project options set by another Delphi user.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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